15 Oct 2015


Hi all, hope that you are all ok and feeling tickety boo but if not I hope that you feel better soon.  It is not nice being unwell at any time of the year but with the dark mornings and nights it seems to make things feel worse, I for one am not recovering as quickly as I would like.

Today I have not one, not two but three cards to share with you and enter into some challenges, 
My first card is a reminder that 
is still open until the end of the month it is anything goes as long as it is Christmas related
I have gone for a simple design using some Papermania spotty paper a spotted embossing folder, Memory Box Die Cut, punched snowflakes, Die Cut Poinsettia and some ribbon. I think this will be a popular style for me to use on a lot of my Christmas cards this year as I will be able to use up a lot of my beautiful Christmas card stock that I have had for a few years.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

My second card features one of my older beloved Tilda stamps I have used an Autumnal colour theme I stamped her with Momento Tuxedo ink then coloured her with both Graph It Markers and Copics, I doodled the leaves used my corner punch and mounted her onto red mirror card, the papers are a mixture from my bit box I also added some buttons that I found while rooting around in my stash.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

My third and final card features an Elisabeth Bell stamp that I have had for quite a long time, I have coloured her with Copics and Graph it Markers then mounted her onto both pink and black card, the papers are LOTV, I also added a stamped sentiment, pink spotty ribbon, glitter, hat pin with gems and pearls, butterflies, punched hearts, lace and Royal lace doily.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Many, many thanks for coming to visit I hope that you like my selection of cards and maybe found just a little bit of inspiration, comments are always appreciated and mean a lot to me thank you.
see you soon.


Rainey's Craft Room said...

Wow you have been busy, all three cards are gorgeous and so different to each other. Hope you are feeling better too.


You have been busy Lorraine all of your card's are gorgeous
Dianne xx :)

brenda said...

What a splendid array of cards Lorraine, the Autumnal one is perfect for our theme with the lovely warm colours, the image on the third is so pretty but the design and colours of the first one have to be my favourite, so classic and elegant. Many thanks for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

FABulous card Lorraine, love the last one in particular.xx {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

Chris said...

Three fabulous cards here Lorraine. The first one really caught my eye, love the colour combo and the elegant simplicity! The colours on second one are gorgeous, warm and earthy, great LO and I love the doodling. The third is delightfully feminine with it's sweet image and pretty pink papers.
I hope you soon feel better!

Margreet said...

Wow, what a diversity of cards Lorraine....I love them all...the Christmas card is beautiful by its simplicity...Tilda is fab colored, great design and pretty papers with leaves...the last one is great colored too and has lovely soft tones!
xxx Margreet

Veerle said...

All three cards are very beautiful Lorraine. I love the design of the first one. Lovely. Take care my friend, sending you hugs,
Veerle xx

*Vicki* said...

I'm so sorry you're not feeling well my friend...wishing you a speedy recovery!! All three of these creations are really quite amazing my friend!! Brilliant CAS style on the top card with the dotted theme and your coloring of the next two cards looks stunning!! I absolutely adore the last card with the EB image!! A wonderful classic image!! Thanks for sharing! HUGS

Vicki Milyard said...

Lovely card, I'm still learning on the copic markers and this is really great. (I haven't tried blue jeans yet) The heart in this image makes me think of my sister-in-law who just passed away from breast cancer. She had 3 daughters who I know are holding her close to their hearts. (me too, she was a great person and I miss her also) Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crews ribbon challenge. Vicki DT

andree said...

All gorgeous cards Lorraine, I love all of them especially the first with its fab die. I hope you're soon feeling better, I know how you feel as I've had a horrible virus all week and have been struggling at work. Take care xx

cotnob said...

Three fabulous cards Lorraine, I especially love the first one, a gorgeous die - I must resist!
I'm sorry you are still feeling poorly, I hope you are soon feeling better.

Lisa said...

Oh wow, these are all so gorgeous!! I love the designs of each one!! The first one is so elegant!! I love the Merry Christmas!! Tilda looks adorable on the second one!! And the third may be my favorite!! I love the image and colors!! I hope you are feeling much better soon.

A Mermaid's Crafts

Lisa said...

Oh wow, these are all so gorgeous!! I love the designs of each one!! The first one is so elegant!! I love the Merry Christmas!! Tilda looks adorable on the second one!! And the third may be my favorite!! I love the image and colors!! I hope you are feeling much better soon.

A Mermaid's Crafts

Chrissy said...

I LOVE the colours and design of the first card Lorraine..gorgeous..fabulous colouring and images on the second and third cards..cute doodle leaves, an effective addition around Tilda, and love the snowdrops and sparkle on your sweet angel.
Sending you big get well wishes and hope you start to feel better soon..take care.


cheryl Baker said...

Wow stunning or what hun love them all but my favourite is the first one its classy and very stylish hugs cheryl x

Lorraine said...

Three fabulous cards Lorraine, fab images and designs. you have been busy!
Lorraine x

Stampsnob. said...

These cards are all lovely but the blue and white Christmas is fabulous love the layout and the color..>Lis

Carol said...

A gorgeous selection of card Lorraine. I'm with you on the dark mornings...I'm taking really badly to them! Carol x

Brenda said...

You have certainly been busy making beautiful cards. Love the serene colors of you Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge! Brenda

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh I love this gorgeous image Lorraine. Beautiful card hunny. Love the paper combo and delish lace trim and doily. Love it! Hugs, Wends x

pinky said...

You have been busy Lorraine and created lots of eye candy for us! Such a variety of styles, love them all. I know what you mean about the dark mornings, evenings and weather! I keep the lights on a lot now and thank goodness for crafting, it really does take your mind off it all. Hope you feel better soon and KEEP CRAFTING!

Jane Savage said...

Oh my goodness, Lorraine you have been busy! What a gorgeous selection of beautiful cards! So hard to choose a favourite but if I HAD to I would say the first one. So striking! Have a lovely weekend! xxx

beatriz blazquez arrabal said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for join us at Creative Moment, good luck and hope to see you again, Hugs Beatriz (dt)

Lisa J said...

All Gorgeous Cards Lorraine, I particularly like the Christmas blue and white one! Hope you are feeling ok. Lisa x

Meighan Wheller said...

Three lovely cards Lorraine. Love the tilda you have used on the Autumn card, such rich autumn colours too! Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It, we hope to see you again soon. Meighan DT

chilli pip said...

Well the fact that you have been ill has not dampened your enthusiasm for crafting.Hope that you are recovering from your flu.Three beautiful cards , number 3 is my favorite because of your amazing colouring, have a good weekend

Michelle said...

All three cards are so lovely and I just can't pick a favourite - I hope you feel much better soon - Michelle x

KraftyKoolKat said...

You have been a busy little bee. All three of these cards are so different but all equally beautiful and awesome. I love them all sweetie.
I do hope feel better real soon.

Pat said...

Three beautiful cards Lorraine, I love the first what a gorgeous Christmas card, your second card has lovely Autumn colours and thank you for joining in our challenge at MTTC with this one. The third is a great design with a lovely image coloured beautifully. Hope you are feeling better for the weekend.

Pat xx

Danoesja said...

Hi Lorraine
Your first card is classy, the second makes you happy and the third one is so lovely.....they are all beautiful.
Hugs, Danoesja

Judith said...

You have been busy Lorrain - 3 such pretty cards and all very different - the first one really caught my eye such a clean but pretty design. Hope you have a lovely weekend hugs judith x

MiamiKel said...

Awww Lorraine, i'm sorry you're not feeling well! Your cards are Absolutley wonderful - you'd never know you weren't feeling good to create these beauties! Feel better, my friend! Xoxo

Sheila H said...

Cute card! Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create.

Tina Goodwin said...

Boy, have you been busy! I love all of these...each so different from the next. Your coloring is beautiful.

Rose said...

Beautiful cards Lorraine, I particularly like the Christmas card, simple yet elegant.
Rose x

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Three stunning cards Lorraine....so different....love the sweet image on the last one....Joolsx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Back again sweetie to say your card for our Challenge is so cute and pretty. Love the colours and all the gorgeous layers. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.
Cathy DT Member

Melanie said...

Wonderful cards!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Happy Fall Ya'll” challenge over at Come and Get.
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(DT Crafty Friends)
(DT Tuesday Throwdown)

Lynne in NI said...

Gosh you've been busy Lorraine! These are all fab :)
Hope you're feeling much better by now x

MagsB said...

Three fabulous cards, Lorraine! You've been busy - I hope it's taken your mind off the flu! I hope you are beginning to feel better, it seems that this year's batch of germs are taking a while to shake off. I hope you have a bit of sunshine down your way, too, to cheer you up!

much love, Mags B xxx

Heather said...

Three gorgeous cards! That Christmas one is very pretty in it's simplicity. Love that dotted paper.

Margreet said...

Wow what a gorgeous creations and thank you for joining on the Time for Magnolia challenge blog.
Hugs Margreet

Vickie Y said...

Your whimsical image and card are adorable! Thank you for sharing with us at CWWC.

alethea said...

Another stunning card! Love your colouring! Thanks for joining us at EBW! I hope that you will join us again in our new challenge starting today!

susiestacey said...

Lovely collection of cards.
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts 'Warm Autumn Colours' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

Helen x

Helene Siermans said...

Lovely cards you been very busy. I love how you made EB´s image shimmer and the white pearls in the background look wonderful! Lots of fun layers too.

Thank you for sharing your talent with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenge!


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